How To Install beets on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install beets on Kali Linux. beets is music tagger and library organizer

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install beets on Kali Linux.

What is beets

Beets is a media library management system for obsessive-compulsive music geeks.

The purpose of beets is to get your music collection right once and for all. It catalogs your collection, automatically improving its metadata as it goes using the MusicBrainz database. It then provides a set of tools for manipulating and accessing your music.

Beets also includes a music player that implements the MPD protocol, so you can play music in your beets library using any MPD client.

There are three ways to install beets on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install beets Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install beets using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install beets

Install beets Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install beets using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install beets

Install beets Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install beets using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install beets

How To Uninstall beets on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the beets package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove beets

Uninstall beets And Its Dependencies

To uninstall beets and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove beets

Remove beets Configurations and Data

To remove beets configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge beets

Remove beets configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove beets configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge beets

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install beets using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.